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Creators:
Smithsonian Affiliations (Program)
Dates:
2001-2017
Size:
2.5 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 18-038
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records created and maintained by Harold A. Closter, Director, 2004-2017. Smithsonian Affiliations was created in 1999 as a national outreach initiative of the Smithsonian. It establishes long-term collaborative relationships with communities across the country. These partnerships allow the Institution to share ...

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Creators:
Wright, A. Gilbert, (Arthur Gilbert), 1909- interviewee
Dates:
1983
Size:
9 audiotapes (reference copies).
Collection ID:
Record Unit 9523
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

The Smithsonian Institution Archives began its Oral History Program in 1973. The purpose of the program is to supplement the written documentation of the Archives' record and manuscript collections with an Oral History Collection, focusing on the history of the Institution, research by its scholars, and contributions of its staff. Program ...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution, Office of the Under Secretary
Dates:
1987
Size:
5 cu. ft. (5 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 90-033
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting Smithsonian Institution (SI) activities during the term of Dean W. Anderson as Under Secretary in 1987. It includes correspondence, memoranda, information booklets from various museums, audit reports, data concerning traveling exhibitions, appointment log, SI credit card program, management agenda...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Early Enrichment Center. Office of the Director
Dates:
1992-2014
Size:
2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 17-290
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the professional development records of executive directors Sharon E. Shaffer, 1988-2012, and Kimberlee Kiehl, 2012- , documenting Smithsonian Early Enrichment Center educational seminars, workshops, and training presentations at museums, universities, schools, and conferences in the United States and abroad. Materia...

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Creators:
National Museum of Natural History. Assistant Director for Automatic Data Processing
Dates:
1965-1990
Size:
14.5 cu. ft. (14 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 95-169
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records document the development of automated data management systems for the collections of NMNH and other museums, the establishment of data handling and storage standards, and the consolidation of administrative structures to control automation policy at the Smithsonian. They include documentation of the Health, Education and Welfare ...

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Creators:
National Museum of Natural History. Office of Education and Outreach
Dates:
1976-2007
Size:
2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 11-219
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting the goals, programs, activities, events, and administration of the Naturalist Center. The Naturalist Center provides hands-on learning experiences for students and adults through the use of study collections. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, grant files, vision statements, planning ...

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Creators:
National Museum Act Program
Dates:
1966-1986
Size:
53 cu. ft. (53 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 574
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

The National Museum Act (NMA) of 1966 affirmed the Smithsonian Institution's traditional role of assisting other museums and authorized the Institution to strengthen its activities of service to them. Funds appropriated to the Smithsonian for the implementation of the National Museum Act were made available primarily by grants and contracts ...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution, Office of the Inspector General
Dates:
1993-1995
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 10-015
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of inspection records that document the mission of the Office of the Inspector General to promote economy, efficiency, and effectiveness and to prevent and detect waste, fraud, and abuse in Smithsonian Institution programs. Materials include memoranda; inspection program information; draft and final inspection repo...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution, Assistant Secretary for Museum Programs
Dates:
circa 1974-1987
Size:
27 cu. ft. (27 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 95-027
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists mostly of files of W. Donald Duckworth and Catherine J. Kerby as Special Assistants to the Assistant Secretary for Museum Programs to coordinate the development and construction of the Museum Support Center (MSC). The records include correspondence, memoranda, plans, blueprints, bids, fiscal records, shop drawings, ...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Science Education Center
Dates:
2015
Collection ID:
Accession 16-021
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the LASER i3 program website, maintained by the Smithsonian Science Education Center (SSEC), as it existed on August 14, 2015. The website provides information about the grant-funded program to evaluate the effectiveness of an inquiry-based science education model (Leadership and Assistance for Science Education ...

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